pentamethylene love

Definitions

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  • n. A hypothetical hydrocarbon, C5H10, metameric with the amylenes, and the nucleus of a large number of derivatives.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A hypothetical hydrocarbon, C5H10, metameric with the amylenes, and the nucleus of a large number of derivatives; -- so named because regarded as composed of five methylene residues. Cf. trimethylene, and tetramethylene.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as cyclopentane.

Etymologies

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penta- +‎ methylene, being composed of five methylene residues.

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